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The Golden State Warriors are coming off a crushing loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, in a game that saw Dwyane Wade knock down an awkward, game-winning 3-pointer as time expired.

The Warriors won't have much time to think about that loss as they take the floor again tonight, this time in Orlando against the Magic.


And that could be good news for the Warriors, who have dominated the Magic over the course of the last three seasons, winning all five contests. However, the Dubs have only covered the spread in three of those five games. 

Another betting trend that gamblers might want to know about is that the Warriors, who have -174 moneyline odds according to ​FanDuel Sportsbook, are are 6-2 straight up on the back end of a back-to-back set. They're also just 2-5-1 against the spread in that scenario, and are listed a 4-point favorites tonight.


So the trends point to the Warriors winning this matchup straight up, but if you plan to bet the game with the spread, you might want to take a longer look at Orlando, especially with Kevin Durant ​sitting out tonight.


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